Death of past pupil, Mr. Vincent Collins

The death has occurred of Mr. Vincent Collins. Vincent attended The Sacred Heart College from 1944 to 1952. He was a former President of Old Crescent RFC and of Kilkee Golf Club. Link to Limerick Leader Link to RIP May he rest in peace.

Death of past Vice Principal, Mr. John Harty

The death has occurred of Mr. John Harty, Vice Principal when The Crescent moved to its new site in Dooradoyle. John was a native of Causeway , Co Kerry leaving school in 1960. After a B.A. in Irish and Latin and a HDip at UCC he came to Crescent College in 1964. While at Crescent  he studied for an external …

Death of past pupil – Fr. Gerry Keane, S.J.

The death has occurred of Fr. Gerry Keane. Fr. Gerry attended the Sacred Heart College, The Crescent from 1935-44, and had three brothers there also. Apart from his Jesuit studies in Ireland, Gerry spent his Jesuit life in Hong Kong (1952 – 1955) and Singapore (1960 – 2018), where he worked as a parish priest and as a journalist and broadcaster. …

Death of past pupil – Peadar Little, class of 1972

We are sad to announce the death of Peadar Little – class of 1972, who passed away suddenly on 2 November 2018 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was the eldest of seven brothers who attended The Crescent. Peadar was one of the first students and graduates of NIHE, the forerunner of UL. He graduated in electronics in 1976 and was awarded …

Death of Past Pupil – Stephan Roche (2002)

We are sad to announce the death of Stephan Roche – class of 2002 who died suddenly on Saturday 15th September 2018 in Galway. https://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/337031/shock-and-disbelief-after-limerick-artists-sudden-death.html

Death of past pupil, Tony O’Dea – class of 1965

The death has occurred of past pupil, Tony O’Dea – class of 1965. Tony was a lecturer in accountancy in UCD and as well liked as the article link below indicates. Article from UCD Business Alumni Magazine RIP

Death of past pupil, Paul Carroll – class of 1970

We regret to announce the death of Paul Carroll, Leaving Certificate Class of 1970. Paul had a deep interest in sport, particularly rugby. After a diagnosis of Motor Neuron Disease, he launched himself into fundraising for MND research. An impressive sum to aid research was collected, and, was presented to IMNDA shortly before he died. Paul was the  youngest of …

Death of past pupil, Des CROSS – class of 1952

We regret to announce the death of Charles Desmond (Des) Cross resident in Blackrock Co. Dublin and originally from Limerick who passed on June 11, 2018 (peacefully) in the tender care of the staff of Saint Vincent’s Private Hospital, Elm Park. Funeral Mass on Friday 15 June at 10.00 am. in the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock, …